To initiate 2019’s Google I/O, the company has hosted their fourth annual Google Play Award ceremony to acknowledge the most inventive developers behind the top apps and games on Google Play over the previous year. These apps and games had a vigorous race across nine categories. Google has shared the winners that advanced to the height for presenting genuine experiences for fans, making an impression on their communities and setting the bar higher for quality content on Google Play.
The best Well-Being App
The first category was reserved for Apps empowering people to live the best version of their lives, while demonstrating responsible design and engagement strategies. Woebot got the award for the best well-being app.
Woebot can help you think through situations with step-by-step guidance and it can help you learn about yourself with an intelligent mood tracking.
Woebot communicates over a million advices per week to help users with daily stress and difficulties such as indications of distress, stress, relationship problems, procrastination, isolation, depression, addiction, pain management and more!
Download it here: Woebot: Your Self-Care
Best Accessibility Experience
This award is for Apps and games enabling device communication in a creative way that serves people with inabilities or specific needs. Envision AI by Envision Technologies BV bagged this award.
Envision allows people with visual impairment to exist independently. With Envision AI’s help, visually challenged users can buy in supermarkets, utilize public transport, read menu cards in restaurants, recognize their friends, and locate their belongings and so much more, all on their own.
Download it here: Envision AI
Best Social Impact
This award went to the Apps and games that create a positive impact in communities around the world based on health, education, crisis response, refugees, and literacy. Wisdo got this award.
Wisdo is a guide for life, where you can discover and correlate to people. At Wisdo you can share your individual journey, find people who have led your path and find out what you’re missing about the things that matter to you.
Download it here: Wisdo
Best Living Room Experience
This award was for Apps that build, improve, or facilitate a great living room experience that brings people together. Neverthink: Handpicked videos bagged this award.
From trending memes to stunning mini-docs, explainers or simply the best in relaxation: Neverthink gives you the best videos and buried treasures of the Internet daily. Picking videos to watch is laborious. Rather, get a hand-picked, daily list of the Internet’s best from Neverthink.
Download it here: Neverthink: Handpicked videos
This award was for Apps and games that present a groundbreaking new use case, like employ modern technologies, provision to a different audience, or display an innovative application of mobile technology for users. Tick Tock: A Tale for Two by Other Tales Interactive got this award for the most inventive app!
You and your friend are caught in a magical clockwork world. As time dwindles off you must resolve perplexing puzzles to escape. Teamwork is the key. You can play on two devices all you need is a call connection.
Download it here: Tick Tock: A Tale of Two
Build for Billions Experience
This award was for Apps and games with optimized performance, customization, and culturalization for developing markets. Canva: Graphic Design & Logo, Flyer, Poster maker bagged this award
Canva makes design incredibly simple and enjoyable! You can formulate marvelous designs with your photos and videos—even if you’re not a design specialist!
Download it here: Canva: Graphic Design & Logo, Flyer, Poster maker
Best Breakthrough App
This award was reserved for new apps with an excellent overall design, user participation, action, retention, and substantial growth. SLOWLY – Connect to the World by slowly communications Ltd. got this award.
The app is designed for those who crave for significant communications with people in the age of prompt messaging. The app aspires to unite people around the world at a passive but solid pace – one note at a time
Download it here: SLOWLY
Best Breakthrough Game
This award was for Latest games with excellent design, user experience, engagement, retention, and solid growth. MARVEL Strike Force by Fox Next Games got this award.
An attack on Earth has started and Super Heroes and Super Villains are fighting united to hold it! Command the charge by joining your squad, including Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Loki, Venom, Elektra, Captain America, and Iron Man.
Download it here: MARVEL Strike Force
That’s all from the Google IO awards 2019